to engage in or discuss politics.
- Also especially British, po·lit·i·cise .
- po·lit·i·ci·za·tion, noun
- de·po·lit·i·ci·za·tion, noun
- de·po·lit·i·cize, verb (used with object), de·po·lit·i·cized, de·po·lit·i·ciz·ing.
- non·po·lit·i·ci·za·tion, noun
- politicize , politick
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How to use politicize in a sentence
We believe the answer with health care is making the Affordable Care Act work, not politicizing it.
And those who suggest any changes are simply “politicizing” the situation to fit their political agenda.
Was George W. Bush “politicizing” 9/11 when he created the Department of Homeland Security?
Still, when I look at Europe, I wonder about the costs of politicizing Judaism.
Among those, a reminder of the danger associated with politicizing foreign policy crises.When Silence Should be a Politician's First Instinct | Justin Green | September 12, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for politicize
(tr) to render political in tone, interest, or awareness
(intr) to participate in political discussion or activity
- politicization or politicisation, noun
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